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Diane Setterfield

Geburtstag: 22. August 1964

Diane Setterfield is a British author whose 2006 debut novel, The Thirteenth Tale, became a New York Times No. 1 best-seller. It is written in the Gothic tradition, with echoes of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Her debut novel was turned into a television film.

Before writing, Setterfield studied French Literature at The University of Bristol. Setterfield's PhD is on autobiographical structures in André Gide's early fiction. Setterfield taught at numerous schools as well as privately before leaving academia in the late 1990s. The Thirteenth Tale has been acquired by David Heyman at Heyday Films. It has been adapted for television by Christopher Hampton. It was shown on BBC2 in December 2013 and stars Vanessa Redgrave and Olivia Colman. Diane Setterfield's new novel, Bellman & Black, was published in the autumn of 2013 by Emily Bestler Books/Atria in the United States and by Orion in the UK. Diane Setterfield currently lives in Oxford, England.



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„Of course I loved books more than people.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„A good story is always more dazzling than a broken piece of truth.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„What better place to kill time than a library?“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„What better way to get to know someone than through her choice and treatment of books?“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„For me to see is to read. It has always been that way.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„As for you, you are alive. But it's not the same as living.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„I don't pretend reality is the same for everyone.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„Reading can be dangerous.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„One gets so used to one's own horrors, one forgets how they must seem to other people.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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„Sometimes when you open the door to the past, what you confront is your destiny.“

—  Diane Setterfield, buch The Thirteenth Tale

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